synthetic detergent


any synthetic substance, other than soap, that is an effective cleanser and functions equally well as a surface-active agent in hard or soft water.

Nearby words

  1. synthespian,
  2. synthetase,
  3. synthetic,
  4. synthetic biology,
  5. synthetic cubism,
  6. synthetic division,
  7. synthetic dye,
  8. synthetic fuel,
  9. synthetic geometry,
  10. synthetic philosophy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019